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In need of a grubstake, a young man convinces a couple of friends to help him kidnap Frank Sinatra Jr. It's a true story.

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Barry Keenan
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John Irwin
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Joe Amsler
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Agent Stamek (as Sam Mcmurray)
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Mary Keenan
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Betty Amsler
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James Mahoney (as Kevin Mcnulty)
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John Foss
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In need of a grubstake, a young man convinces a couple of friends to help him kidnap Frank Sinatra Jr. It's a true story.

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What's a little kidnapping among friends?


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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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24 January 2003 (USA)  »

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Ho rapito Sinatra  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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(Showtime Library Print)

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Trivia

Barry Keenan received no money from this movie. See more »

Goofs

When David Arquette as Barry Keenan is arrested, he is put under arrest for the kidnapping of Francis Wayne Sinatra. In fact Frank Sinatra, Jr. is named Franklin Wayne Sinatra. Francis Albert Sinatra named his son after President Franklin D. Roosevelt. See more »

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No animals were harmed and no criminals profited from the making of this film. See more »

Connections

References Psycho (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

Let's Get Away From It All
Written by Tom Adair and Matt Dennis
Performed by Thomas Ian Nicholas
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23 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't know where to begin. Perhaps the whole idea of this movie was just a disaster waiting to happen. There is nothing slightly humorous about a kidnapping. I don't know what was more offensive--the subject matter or David Arquette's "performance". It was like watching a bull get it's penis cut off, although I think the bull felt better afterwards. The filmmakers should find something about Sinatra other than his son's kidnapping to show (like, I don't know, his TALENT AS A SINGER!!!!). His family shouldn't have to relive that horror. Thank GOD it was just shown on HBO and not released in theaters. Please don't watch this if you have any self respect.


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